Honda_Element_2003-2006

Fuel Rail (Supply Manifold) & Injectors

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section. Also see the IMA system disabling before proceeding with any procedure.
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  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel rail cover
     
    Injector connectors
     
    Vacuum hose and fuel return line from the pressure regulator
     
    Fuel rail nuts
     
    PCV valve (2000-04 models)
     
    PCV hose (2005-06 models)
     
    Fuel rail
     
    Fuel injectors from the cylinder head

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    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel injector assembly-Insight

     

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To install:

  1. Install new cushion rings (A) on the fuel injectors (B).
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  3. Coat new O-rings (C) with clean engine oil.
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  5. Install the fuel injectors to the fuel rail (D).
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  7. Coat new seal rings (E) with clean engine oil and press them in.
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  9. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel rail. Tighten the nuts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
     
    Fuel line to rail with new washers
     
    Vacuum line and fuel return line
     
    PCV valve (2000-04 models)
     
    PCV hose (2005-06 models)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  11. Turn the ignition on but do not start the vehicle. Repeat this 2 or 3 times.
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  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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